Police (1985 film)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Police
Police-1985-Poster.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed by Maurice Pialat
Produced by Emmanuel Schlumberger
Screenplay by
Story by Catherine Breillat
Starring
Music by Henryk Mikolaj Gorecki
Cinematography Luciano Tovoli
Edited by Yann Dedet
Production
company
Gaumont
Distributed by Gaumont
Release dates
  • September 4, 1985 (1985-09-04) (France)
Running time
113 minutes
Country France
Language French

Police is a 1985 French romantic crime drama film directed by Maurice Pialat and starring Gérard Depardieu, Sophie Marceau, and Sandrine Bonnaire. Written by Catherine Breillat, the film is about a moody, jaded police detective investigating a drug ring who falls for a mysterious woman and is drawn into a shady and dangerous scheme.[1] The film had 1,830,970 admissions in France.[2]

Plot[edit]

When Mangin, a jaded French police inspector (Depardieu), starts to investigate a Tunisian drug ring, he finds his morals being clouded by his interactions with the criminals and especially Noria (Marceau), the girlfriend of one of them.

Cast[edit]

Accolades[edit]

The film was nominated for a César for Best Editing in 1986, as well as a Best Actor nomination for Depardieu. Depardieu also won the Best Actor award from the Venice Film Festival in 1985 for his performance of the conflicted Mangin.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Mannikka, Eleanor. "Police (1985)". The New York Times. Retrieved November 20, 2012. 
  2. ^ "Police". JP's Box-Office. Retrieved November 20, 2012. 

External links[edit]